Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur Overview
Nahargarh Fort is a fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan state of India. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II for his son Maharaja Nahar Singh, the fort was completed in 1734.
Nahargarh Fort is also known for its imposing and decorative elephant gateways which are made out of marble. The pillars to the gateway are intricately carved and depict scenes from Hindu mythology along with other figures of animals and birds that can be seen from ancient temples in India.
Nahar Singh died in 1758 at the age of twenty-one. His son, Narottam Singh, was invested with the title of Maharana. Located at the bank of the river Gomti, this fort was built by his great grandfather Jai Singh II. The fort stands on an artificial hill and overlooks the white city of Jaipur from the outer side and is situated in Patan.
Jaipur has a long history beginning from the times of the Vedic era (1000 BC – 500 AD). It was from this period that the city developed into what it is today. if you love traveling and want to know about more places visit us at Traveltricky.com